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Partner Event: 2nd Scripps Florida Symposium on Biology of Aging

Jan 22
2017

Partner Event: 2nd Scripps Florida Symposium on Biology of Aging

From January 22-25, 2017, Scripps Florida will hold its 2nd Symposium on the Biology of Aging, "Advances in Therapeutic Approaches to Extend Healthspan." Session topics to include Drug Screening, Anti-geronic Factors, Senotherapeutics, Genetic Identification of Drug Targets, Molecular Targets for Drug Development, Stem Cells and Clinical Trials. The event will highlight former AFAR Grantee, Felipe Sierra, Director of the Division of Aging Biology (NIA) and Board Member, S. Jay Olshansky, University of Illinois at Chicago as its keynote speakers. AFAR affilated experts, Deputy Scientific Director Nir Barzilai (Einstein); Board Members James Kirkland (Mayo Clinic) and David…


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2016 Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards and Lectures

Nov 18
2016

2016 Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards and Lectures

On Friday, November 18, AFAR will present its 2016 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in New Orleans. Please join AFAR for the presentation of the Irving S. Wright and Vincent Cristofalo Awards and Lectures at 4:30pm and a Reception at 6:00pm.  “These awards are given annually to members of the aging research community whose work advances the field, and advances our understanding of aging,” notes AFAR Executive Director Stephanie Lederman, EdM. “Both awards are named in honor of farsighted scientists, and the recipients are…


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Beeson Annual Meeting

Nov 9
2016

Beeson Annual Meeting

The Beeson Annual Meeting is held for Beeson Scholars, mentors and other leaders in academic medicine and aging research to review research progress of Scholars, encourage dissemination of their findings, and enhance development of scholarship and leadership. The 2016 Beeson Annual Meeting will be held November 9 - 12 at the Eaglewood Resort and Spa in Itasca, Illinois. The meeting program book may be accessed here.


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AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

Nov 2
2016

AFAR 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner

November 2, 2016 Le Parker Meridien 119 West 56 Street, New York, New York 10019 6-9:30 pm   Presenting   the Honorary Leadership Award to Johannes J. Baensch, PhD Chief Scientific Officer at Nestlé Skin Health S.A.     the Chairman’s Award of Distinction to Roger Ferguson President and CEO, TIAA   the  Icon of Aging Award to Frances Hesselbein President and CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute   and the George E. and Marie J. Doty Award to Peter G. Peterson, Founder and Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation   Featuring Master of Ceremonies Max Gomez, PhD …


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Partner Event: 26th International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

Oct 6
2016

Partner Event: 26th International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

Registration now open for the 26th International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations on Thursday, October 6th, 2016, from 10:00 to 1:00. The theme this year is: "TAKE A STAND AGAINST AGEISM" Registration closes on SEPTEMBER 30TH. There is no charge for the morning program at  the UN, but Registration is REQUIRED. Due to strict United Nations security, it is essential for those who do not have valid United Nations credentials to register by September 30th! No walk-in registration is allowed for those not holding UN grounds passes. A luncheon to support the work of the NGO…


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